Local bodies' shape to come in three months: Home Minister

June 24, 2016 19:17 PM

RAMPUR , June 24: Home Minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet has urged the parties showing discontent on some provisions of the constitution to join negotiations and talks with the government to seek a way out.

Man dies due to electric shock

June 24, 2016 19:13 PM

KALAIYA, June 24: A person died due to electrocution at Badaki Phulbari VDC-8 in Bara district today.

Army hands over temporary communal shelters to local bodies

June 24, 2016 19:04 PM

KATHMANDU, June 24: The temporary communal shelters constructed by the Nepalese Army have been started handing over to local government bodies from today.

Policeman dies in Himalayan highland

June 24, 2016 18:53 PM

DOLPA, June 24: A policeman assigned for providing security to the yarsa pickers has died at Saldang VDC in upper Dolpa. He is police constable Rajendra Budha of Dang who was posted at the District Police Office, Dolpa.

Thapa calls on parties to quit 'dirty politics'

June 24, 2016 18:39 PM

POKHARA, June 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa has called on the political parties not to indulge in 'dirty politics' that would bring political instability to the country.

Nepal Dalit Journalist Association announced

June 24, 2016 18:29 PM

KATHMANDU, June 24:Nepal Dalit Journalist Association has been officially announced on Wednesday. The newly-formed association declared a 11-member working committee amidst a function that was inaugurated by Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai.

DPM Thapa lays foundation stone of motorable bridge

June 24, 2016 18:26 PM

POKHARA, June 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa, has laid the foundation stone of a motorable bridge to be constructed over Kali rivulet at Pokhara Sub Metropolis on Friday.

Gold becomes dearer by Rs 3,000 per tola

June 24, 2016 17:40 PM

Kathmandu, June 24: The price of gold increased by Rs 3,000 per tola in the Nepali market Friday and was traded at Rs 59,000.

Britain’s exit from EU will not impact Nepal: Ex FM Madhukar SJB Rana

June 24, 2016 17:18 PM

KATHMANDU, June 24: Former Finance Minister Madhukar SJB Rana has said that the separation of Britain from the European Union (EU) will not have any economic and financial impact on Nepal.

14 British Virgin Islands industries to invest Rs 8 billion in Nepal

June 24, 2016 17:04 PM

KATHMANDU, June 24: Fourteen industries within the British Virgin Islands have received approval from the Nepal government to invest in various sectors in Nepa

PM Oli stresses on national development

June 24, 2016 16:49 PM

KATHMANDU, June 24: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has pointed out the need of skilled manpower that could adopt the national policy as per the need of the nation for the national development.

One killed in Sunsari bus hit

June 24, 2016 16:35 PM

ITAHARI, June 24: A bicycle rider has been killed by the Bus hit in Laukahi of Sunsari on East-West highway.

Experts advise on heading for election only after legal backup

June 24, 2016 16:24 PM

KATHMANDU, June 24: Experts have said that the government was making preparations for the local body elections without adequate homework and consultations.

NC president Deuba accuses govt of trying to impose totalitarianism under the guise of democracy

June 24, 2016 16:06 PM

KATHMANDU, June 24: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba today accused the government of trying to impose totalitarianism under the guise of republic and democracy.

Severe weather, including rare tornado, kills scores in China

June 24, 2016 15:50 PM

Beijing, June 24: At least 98 people were killed and 800 more were injured after a tornado -- accompanied by hailstorms, thunderstorms and lightning -- hit eastern China early Thursday afternoon, the government said.

NC presents 22-point dissenting view on reconstruction authority

June 24, 2016 15:37 PM

Kathmandu, June 24: The main opposition party – Nepali Congress – today presented a 22-point dissent letter citing political intervention and snail-pace activity in reconstruction with the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

PSHC to begin hearing process soon

June 24, 2016 15:22 PM

KATHMANDU, June 24: The today's meeting of the parliamentary special hearing committee (PSHC) has decided to forward the hearing process for the recommended judges and ambassadors.

Incessant rains cause obstruction of Rajbiraj-Kunauli road

June 24, 2016 15:13 PM

RAJBIRAJ, June 24: The Rajbiraj-Kunauli road stretch has been obstructed after it was flooded following incessant rainfalls.

More than 81,000 tourists visit CNP

June 24, 2016 14:24 PM

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), June 24: As many as 81,813 tourists have visited the famed Chitwan National Park (CNP) during the last 11 months of the current fiscal year.

Leader Mahat says NC's priority to reconstruction projects

June 24, 2016 13:41 PM

BHAKTAPUR, June 24: Nepali Congress leader Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that his party's first priority was to expedite reconstruction projects.